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Helmet Giveaway


Jun 23 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This Saturday is our annual Brain Health Day! Learn how a healthy diet can impact the health of your brain in our cooking demo, get your body moving with Market Yoga and line up for our annual helmet giveaway and fitting hosted by our neighbor the American Academy of Neurology!

Produce Planner

Arugula, asparagus, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, dried beans, dried peppers, garlic scapes, Hakurei salad turnips, lettuce, kale, kohlrabi, microgreens, mushrooms, nettles, radishes, rhubarb, peas, potatoes, sorrel, spinach, spring onions, squash blossoms, strawberries, sweet potatoes and Swiss chard

Mill City Cooks

This Saturday’s #WeeklyMarketMeal is full of brain healthy fats, grains and vegetables! Learn how a healthy diet affects brain health in our free, chef-led cooking demo, Mill City Cooks, offered every Saturday in the train shed patio from 10:30 to 11 a.m. This Saturday, Chef Heather Meyer will be making Seared Salmon Caronara using market ingredients.
Plus, our kids’ tables at the demo always feature coloring sheets and other engaging activities, giving adults some free time to relax with a cup of coffee while picking up tips and easy seasonal recipes from our market chefs. Samples and recipe cards are available at each demo—or check out our recipe archive!


Our neighbors at the American Academy of Neurology will be giving away bike helmets to the first 1,000 customers at the market! Plus, expert AAN staff will be available for helmet fittings and more.

Brain Health Day girl

Market Yoga

9 to 10 a.m. – As part of the Market’s mission to grow a healthier community, we’ve partnered with local neighborhood yoga studios to offer free outdoor yoga classes! Before or after you shop the Market, join talented instructors from YogaFit Studios Northeast for an hour of blissful outdoor practice in the lawn overlooking the Mighty Mississippi and Stone Arch Bridge. Learn more!

Market Yoga at Saturday Market

Meet Your Vegetables

Nutrition and Public Health students lead our Meet Your Vegetables demonstrations at the top of the Chicago Mall, near Spoonriver restaurant. Discover creative, simple ways to prepare seasonal produce and walk away with a delicious sample and recipe card complete with nutrition information! Learn more.

Power of Produce

Power of Produce “PoP“ veggie tasting club is at the information tent every week! Kids ages 3-12 can earn a $2 token to spend on fruits and veggies by tasting a local, seasonal vegetable, as a way to empower kids to make healthy eating decisions. Learn more.

Live Music

Lila Ammons from 11 – 1 in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

Art Market

Shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics and other artisan goods in our weekly rotating art market, located in the train shed near the entrance to the Museum. This week we are featuring:

Breakfast & Lunch

Vendor Map

Click here to view our interactive vendor map and see who’s in this week!

Visit Vendor Map Saturday Market